Tool Gloat

Well, a conveyor is a tool! Scored a "NestFlex" conveyor on Craig's List for $ 175. This unit is flexible (can do full 180 turn) and height adjustable throughout its
length. Comes with a pair of wheels about every 4 feet, and lower down to about 18 inches.
For those who remember, I am digging out a crawl space under my house. I will be digging about 36-42 inches deep. Originally was going to dig down 9 feet with my Kubota but discovered a high water table (48 inches in the winter), as my neighbors had warned. The purpose of the dig is to be able to fix massive dry rot, level the house, fully insulate, replace bad ducting and replace bad water and sewer pipes. Raising the house was not possible since there are attached additions which were put on slab, and stairs involved.
TO MY SURPRISE, not knowing anything about conveyors, I had no idea that a package, given a push, would travel the full length of ess curves and stay on track until the end. Purchased 10 stackable bins. The idea is to fill one at a time, give them a push so they can fall and dump, and then crawl out (getting old, bad hip, new knee) only once to stack and retrieve plastic bins. 3 full rounds of the above will yield approx. one cubic yard. Two to three cyds. a day should give me my daily exercise. The spoils will be picked up by my Kubota tractor and lost somewhere in the acreage. As I excavate I can pull/drag this conveyor (quite heavy) around as needed.
Thanks to all who replied to my previous post on how to handle this project.
Ivan Vegvary
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Well, a conveyor is a tool! Scored a "NestFlex" conveyor on Craig's List for $ 175. This unit is flexible (can do full 180 turn) and height adjustable throughout its length. Comes with a pair of wheels about every 4 feet, and lower down to about 18 inches.
For those who remember, I am digging out a crawl space under my house. I will be digging about 36-42 inches deep. Originally was going to dig down 9 feet with my Kubota but discovered a high water table (48 inches in the winter), as my neighbors had warned. The purpose of the dig is to be able to fix massive dry rot, level the house, fully insulate, replace bad ducting and replace bad water and sewer pipes. Raising the house was not possible since there are attached additions which were put on slab, and stairs involved.
TO MY SURPRISE, not knowing anything about conveyors, I had no idea that a package, given a push, would travel the full length of ess curves and stay on track until the end. Purchased 10 stackable bins. The idea is to fill one at a time, give them a push so they can fall and dump, and then crawl out (getting old, bad hip, new knee) only once to stack and retrieve plastic bins. 3 full rounds of the above will yield approx. one cubic yard. Two to three cyds. a day should give me my daily exercise. The spoils will be picked up by my Kubota tractor and lost somewhere in the acreage. As I excavate I can pull/drag this conveyor (quite heavy) around as needed.
Thanks to all who replied to my previous post on how to handle this project.
Ivan Vegvary
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